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Kite - Wikipedia

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A kite is traditionally a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the ... The kite has been claimed as the invention of the 5th-century BC Chinese philosophers Mozi (al...

Kite History - SACU

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However, whatever it was that inspired the kite, it is believed that the very first kite was made by Mo Di (468-376 BC), a famous philosopher who lived on Mount ...

Who invented the kite and when? - Times of India

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Jul 24, 2010 ... No one knows exactly how or who invented the first kite. It is thought that the earliest use of kites was among the Chinese, approximately 2800 ...

Who Invented the Kite? | Wonderopolis

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Traditionally, historians give credit for the invention of the kite to the Chinese. ... Chinese philosopher Mo-tse was arguably the first person ever to build a kite.

History of Kites | Kites.com

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Though the exact origin is debated, it's believed the home of the first kite was Shandong, the ... As with any new invention, kites were used for good and bad.

Who invented the kite? | Reference.com

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The kite is an ancient device that is believed to have been invented in China by ... the kite's invention, China used wind sails, and it is thought that the first kites ...

Who made the first kite? | Reference.com

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Although it's unclear who specifically made the first kite, the earliest recorded reference to kites comes in the work of Chinese philosopher Mozi, who lived ...

-National Kite Month: Kite History - Gomberg Kites

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In the history of flight, the first lighter-than-air balloon (1783) and the first powered ... graphite have made kites stronger, lighter, more colorful, and more durable.

Chinese Kites, the History and culture of Chinese Kites

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The first kites were what we today would call prototype kites: they were made of light wood and formed in the shape of a bird. It was of course logical enough to ...

Ancient China: Kites - Daily Kos

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Nov 25, 2012 ... There are some who credit the invention of the kite to the fifth century ... About a thousand years after the first kites appeared, paper began to be ...